Tag: eu reform

Jean-Claude Juncker

EU’s Juncker Rules out Brexit, Says No ‘Plan B’

(AFP) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker refused Tuesday to entertain the idea of a British exit from the European Union, saying there is no “plan B” ahead of talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron. Juncker, head of the

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Cameron: Now Is The Time For EU Reform

MADRID, Spain (Reuters) – The prime ministers of Britain and Spain made a joint call on Friday for structural reforms in the European Union to make it more competitive and boost growth, employment and innovation. The EU reform article by

A barbed wire is seen in front of a European Union flag at an immigration reception centre in Bicske

The EU Is Dead: It Just Refuses to Lie Down

Anyone who has ever witnessed the terminal struggles of insects in a killing bottle will recognise the nature of the paroxysms contorting the EU “leaders” today. The Greek pantomime is beyond parody. It is a shadow-boxing contest between two factions of the

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Reform Or Else: Germany Warns Greece And a Divided Europe

Germany is demanding new coercive powers to legally compel, or “force member states,” to abide by structural reforms and binding EU-IMF fiscal “programmes”. This pits Europe’s economic powerhouse against France, a country with a record of failing to follow EU

The Union Flag flies next to the European Flag outside the European Commission building in central London

A Handy Checklist: What The Tories Want In Europe

On Wednesday this week the Conservative Party’s manifesto promise of an In/Out referendum on membership of the EU became Government policy following its formal announcement in the Queen’s Speech. To date opponents of the plan have alleged that the policy